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Twenty years after the first edition, the “AITA/IATA TOYAMA World Festival of Children’s Theatre in 2020”, the official event of AITA/IATA asbl, was planned to be held in Toyama, Japan in August, 2020.
Due to the global impact of the Covis-19 pandemic, the organisers made the difficult decision to postpone the event to 1-5 May 2021. Selected groups will be contacted by the organisers as soon as possible to discuss the way forward.
Read the official message about the festival HERE.
In 1983 the first Toyama International Amateur Theatre Festival was organized with the participation of twelve countries. Seven consecutive festivals were held till 2004, each with participation from High Schools, youth, amateur and children’s theatres. The 1st World Festival of Children’s Performing Arts in Toyama (PAT) was held in 2008, presenting various kinds of performing arts. The last festival, the World Festival of Children’s Performing Arts in Toyama, 2016 (PAT 2016), was the 10th International Festival in Toyama since 1983, and resulted in great success with the participation of 85 groups from 24 countries for 6 days.
AITA/IATA is looking forward to meeting you again in Toyama next year, Japan.